Archive for posts tagged ‘Finland’

Rare Air

This just in folks: Martha behind the invisible axe. Yes, that’s right, Martha did a bit of air guitar in Oulu. Head on over to Pics for more. Dig.

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Bootcamp (Link no longer active.)
First Round of Competition (Link no longer active.)
The Championships (Link no longer active.)

The Air Guitar World Championships and the Press

When I got on the bus to go to Air Guitar bootcamp, I was surprised at what I found. There were about six others on the bus with me and only one to two others had any experience playing the air guitar. But all were working on a story. Jack from the Times, who actually [...]

Still going Baltic

Those of you who have kept a journal before can commiserate with this scenario. You’ve been busy, you’ve been having fun or you just haven’t picked up a pen in a long time. Of course, the whole time you’ve been ignoring your duties as a scribe, you are finding more and more things you want [...]

Oulu, Finland and the Air Guitar World Championships

Okay, Martha, Mike, Scott and I have been in this quiet little northern university town for a week, and let me tell you, it has been a huge party. From 21 to 23 August, I could make believe I was a rock star.
Here’s the long and the short of it: I was eliminated in the [...]

Home Sweet Helsinki

It was the strangest thing.
We were heading north from Berlin on a 3 hour flight, and somehow we landed in Canada!
How is this possible? Surely you are joking? I can hear you now, sceptical and unbelieving, but I tell you, the senses do not lie!
What are these trees I see, these mighty pines and birches… [...]